Sarah Burns

Sarah Burns is an editor and writer at 24/7 Wall St. She previously worked at AOL and MSN. She began her career in book publishing at Viking Press/Penguin Books and has been writing and editing general and financial news stories for the last 15 years.

In addition to 24/7 Wall St. and 24/7 Tempo, her stories have appeared in USA Today, MSN, MarketWatch, Business Insider, and Yahoo Finance.

Sarah has edited numerous travel and garden books. She teaches urban farming in New York City public schools and is an instructor at the New York Botanical Garden. She graduated from Bowdoin College in Maine with a bachelor’s degree in English. She is based in New York City.

Lastest Stories by Sarah Burns

Emma Stone was born in Scottsdale, Arizona, in 1988. She made her television debut in 2004 and her film debut in 2007. Her breakthrough year was 2009, when she appeared in three films. Since then she...
Tom Cruise, who was born in 1962, has been a leading man for almost 40 years. His movies have grossed billions and billions of dollars, and have made him one of the highest-paid actors and biggest...
Americans love food and driving and these passions come together in roadside restaurants. It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that roadside restaurants have a central place in American culture:...
The English language is constantly changing and adapting to the needs of its users. While new words are created and some old words acquire new meanings, others just fade from use. Of these words we...
Having a dog brings many rewards, one of the most important being companionship. A dog can serve as a guardian and an exercise companion, and perform tasks as varied as locating lost things and...
This year Easter falls on April 4. The exact origins of the Easter bunny are a mystery but bunnies are a symbol of Easter. In fiction, rabbits are often portrayed as playful, cunning tricksters...
Dollar stores have been proliferating across the country in recent years, particularly in low-income and rural areas. Some people welcome the trend as they often open in under-served areas. Others...
As a continent-sized country with 50 states America has thousands of beautiful and historic towns, so it was a challenge for 24/7 Tempo to shortlist the 23 most charming. Small towns have a...
Many different genres of movies were popular in the 1960s, including historical epics, westerns, spy dramas, crime capers, and comedies. It was the decade that gave us the first James Bond movies —...
The pandemic has meant that a lot of people are spending a lot of time at home without many entertainment options. They’re not going to sporting events or concerts or movie theaters, and in many...
The last few years have seen a dramatic increase in the number of supertall buildings — those over 1,000 feet — around the world. Many of them are in China and other emerging countries...
Many different genres of movies were popular in the 1960s, including historical epics, westerns, spy dramas, crime capers, and comedies. It was the decade that gave us the first James Bond movies...
The 70s are regarded as great years for film — and are sometimes even referred to as Hollywood’s last golden era. The decade began with classics such as “The Godfather” and “The...
Under the Motion Picture Association rating system, R stands for Restricted. That means anybody under 17 has to be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian because the movie contains adult material....
Going to the movies was a big deal in the 80s. It was the decade before the internet arrived, before even the DVD, and people didn’t have as many entertainment options as they do today. If you grew...